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Nov 6, 2013 7:00am PST
're waiting for this hearing to get under way. kathleen sebelius was very direct the last time she went before the house. she said, look, i take responsibility. we're going to fix this. i'm wondering, lynn, is the real problem going to come if by the end of this month the website is still broken? >> the real problem is that there are many, many problems now. it's not only that the website alone isn't working, it's that when it did work, it gave inaccurate information. we now know that in this month the problems, chris, have just cascaded. so when you get it working, it gives you bad information. and then you have the shock coming to some people, who did believe the president when he said nothing would change. a small number of people, granted, but things did change. so you have layer upon layer of problem now. having said that, i do want to say if you have no insurance, this is still a great deal for you. >> yeah, you've got to also look at what the president is doing. he's going to dallas tonight. he's not just going to thank the volunteers but try to rish the republican governors to expand m
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
. >> there is another story tonight regarding kathleen sebelius. she returned to capitol hill to answer questions on the problems with the obama care rollout and the law itself. the president's promise that if you like your plan you can keep it. watch this. >> the white house website says if you like your plan, you can keep it and you don't have to change a thing due to the health care law. we know that lying to congress is a crime. unfortunately lying to the american people is not. i'd just like to ask you a simple true or false question. is that statement on the white house website true? or is it false? >> sir, i think the statement -- >> is it true or false, madam secretary? >> the vast majority of american who is are insured are in the employer market, are in public plans or veterans plans. those plans have stayed in place and continued to offer benefits. >> republican john cornin of texas is a member of the senate finance committee. he's with me now. why is it impossible to get a straight answer on this critical issue to the american people? >> you know, if we were in a courtroom the judge w
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 9:00am PST
sebelius. >> still have full confidence in kathleen sebelius. >> i think kathleen sebelius under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last four and a half years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets so that there is a good product out there for people to get. kathleen sebelius doesn't write code. she wasn't our i.t. person. >> no one so far suggested the secretary wrote even one of the estimated 5 million lines of faulty code, she doesn't seem to be going anywhere. speaking at the carter center in atlanta this morning, sebelius remained upbeat. >> we have had inexcusable technology problems with healthcare.gov. we are making progress toward fixing them, but the new law is more than a website. >> if sebelius is the happy or happy, president obama was the general taking full ownership of the fiasco. >> ultimately the buck stops with me. >> the question now is how much longer is the aca going to remain something the president feels the need to apologize for. joining me "time" editor-at-large mark halperin co-author of "double down." host of nbc's "disrupt
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 8:00am PST
. >> that was republican senator mike crappo questioning kathleen sebelius just a few moments ago. sebelius is testifying in front of a senate committee about the rollout. she's also been answering questions about the law and whether the law is working. we continue to monitor that on the hill. meanwhile as republican lawmakers continue their angst over obama care, there's a new talking point. politico is reporting that the obama administration has ordered a study to determine whether the affordable care act will increase the number of people enrolled in the food stamps program since it increases the number of people eligible for medicaid. it's too soon to tell, but this much we do know to be true. right now 47 million americans are making ends meet with fewer food stamp dollars. the automatic cuts that kicked in nearly a week ago are forcing more recipients to turn to resources like food pan trees. rebecca is the executive director of florida association of food banks. florida is among two dozen states where at least 15% of the population relies on food stamps. how much of an uptick has there been at foo
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 6:00am PST
. a better way to save. ally bank. your money needs an ally. . >> kathleen sebelius was talking more on the failed health care roll out. in the concession speech, he repeatedly hammered it. >> this race goes down to the wire because of obama care. that message will go out across america tonight. this administration told us that virginians could keep their health insurance and their doctors and their costs wouldn't rise under obama care. that was not true. they knew it wasn't true. we were lied to by our own government in its effort to restrict our liberties. >> joined now with the report and also a fellow university of chicago institute. the editor of the report and a contributing writer for roll call. amy, give me more first take on what you learned yesterday that tells you something about 2013. >> the electorate in virginia mirrored the electorate in 2012 in terms of dem kbrf graphics. the president won by four points and auliffe by points. when you turn outlooks similar to the way it looked in a presidential election, that's good for democrats. i think the health care message will
FOX News
Nov 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
right? if you win three games in the national football league, you get fired. but, kathleen sebelius is in charge of this rollout. it's a disaster. but she doesn't get fired? i don't understand. i don't get it. >> no, but, bill, look, obamacare, i believe is, good for this country. more people are insured, costs go down. we should focus on that. but, yes, yes. they have to fix this rollout problem. they have got to fix it it i'm with you on that. >> thank you, governor, we appreciate you coming on tonight. >> directly ahead, were we as a nation better off in the 1950s than we are today? a powerful talking points moments away. [ dennis' voice ] allstate quickfoto claim. [ normal voice ] it's an app. you understand that? just take photos of the damage with your phone and upload them to allstate. really? so you get [dennis' voice] a quicker estimate, quicker payment, [normal voice] quicker back to normal. i just did it. but maybe you can find an app that will help you explain this to your...father. [ vehicle approaches ] [ dennis ] introducing quickfoto claim. just another way allstate
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
or are we forever now governed by kathleen sebelius and obama care? is there hope? >> we have to keep fighting. we can't stop. i agree with tom. we have to get democrats on board in the senate. there are senators now in the democratic side of the aisle who are taking the heat on this. i will tell you, people are angry b about the this and upset. the fact is we have to keep the heat on. we've got to keep pushing. revealing, shedding light on all the flaws in this as we have been doing and not let up. >> is there any hope for this website? i talked to some i.t. guys, professionals, congressman price is laughing. >> yeah. >> after hundreds of millions of dollars, do we have to scrap it? >> absolutely. the problem isn't just the website. the problem is the program itself. but the website is a symptom of the entire challenge that we have when the government tries to tell you what doctor you must see. what health care coverage plan you must purchase and cross all of the things through the irs and other governmental entitieses. it isn't going to work. we have now spent pushing $600 million o
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 10:00am PST
one from joe biden and kathleen sebelius and miss tavenner, the head of the centers for medicare and medicaid. so there have been a lot of apologies. the one that needed to come was the president's politically, at least. on the legislation, an administrative fix is really what they need to get here. democrats, even those with legislation would be happy to have this taken care of administrative administratively. they have done what they needed to do. told constituents we heard you, legislation, take credit for pressuring the president himself to come and do something about it. it was a statement he made in four or five years ago that didn't have to be made, could have been couched. at the time seemed like the right thing to do because memories were long of the clinton's attempt to reform health hurns and people thought they would lose policies. >> jackie you made news, piece addressing administration to cover care for mental health and adick the same way they do medical and physical illnesses. can you give us a sense of the siblgts here, just how important it is. it relates and go
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
by the senator directed to health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. of course, she should resign but she will not. summing up obamacare is having some impact on politics but not enough for the president to make any changes. and that's the memo. now for the top story tonight. reaction, joining us from reaction, fox news analyst charles krauthammer. so virginia now a liberal state, charles? >> it remains a purple state. it's up for grabs. the last time we enacted this play four years ago a republican won. i think the republicans had a weaker but obamacare was a very key issue. this is going to be the one lesson the democrats are going to take out of last night's elections and what you said is true. the white house, the president is not going to change. that's because he is not running again. so he will stay there. he will hang in there. he will pretend it's all going well. he will do all the surges or whatever. what you have to keep your eye on is the uprising. it doesn't have the to be the uprising in the country. uprising among the democrats who have to run next year. 11 democrat
CNN
Nov 3, 2013 5:00am PST
and human services secretary kathleen sebelius will be back on capitol hill wednesday for more obama care care testimony. last time she was in front of a house committee, this time in front of the senate finance committee. >>> in memphis friday, a tennessee state senator gave sebelius a copy of the book, you see it in her hand, websites for dummies. while the health care website is off to a shaky state, the online application is not available overnight. >>> meanwhile, a federal court takes a significant bite out of obama care. a three-judge panel struck down a key provision on mandatory contraception coverage logged in washington and barbara starr. barbara, what happened? walk us through this. good morning, by the way. >> yeah, good morning to you guys, too, down in atlanta. a provision of the affordable care act requires some businesses with 50 or more employees to provide insurance for birth control or pay a substantial fine. this federal appeals court decision has struck that down. what the court did is ruled the company that brought the suite could not be forced to provide birth contr
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 11:00am PST
, kathleen sebelius is also on the road today. earlier today in atlanta, sebelius acknowledged problems once again with the affordable care act's online marketplace without backing down. >> we have had inexcusable technology problems with healthcare.gov. we are making progress towards fixing them but the new law is more than a website. >> meanwhile, back in washington, a group of republican senators, there they are, calling for sebelius to be fired. all the way to the gulf coast the president's staff once again assuring reporters quote, nothing has changed. nothing has changed in the president's full confidence and secretary sebelius' ability. the comments come on the heels of that exclusive interview that president obama gave chuck todd late thursday. he took blame for the website's failures and also apologized to americans whose insurance has been canceled. >> still the right person to do it? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president. this is my team. if it's not working, it's my job to get it fixed. i am sorry that they are finding themselves in this situation based on assur
MSNBC
Nov 26, 2013 7:00pm PST
kathleen sebelius said about the digital architecture. >> we are definitely on track to have a significantly different user experience by the end of this month. that was our commitment. and our experience. we have added hardware. we added software. we are continuing to work on the parts of the website that were too confusing to people. and -- well beyond december 1st, those improvements will continue. i would urge -- you and your -- folks on the ground, to not hesitate to recommend that people go to healthcare.gov and get signed up. that experience is currently working much better and it will continue to work much better. >> that is the key? >> that is the key. what she said is important. i have been tough on affordable care. quite broken since the beginning. digital architecture was flawed when it emerged. i think fundamentally. folks eventually, the obama administration knew that. they stopped. this was a really important change in the rhetoric they put their communications plan on hold. their whole big outreach effort. and they did not recommend people go. they were very c
MSNBC
Nov 8, 2013 9:00am EST
access. >> kathleen sebelius? >> under tremendously difficult circumstances over the last 4 1/2 years has done a great job in setting up the insurance market so that there is a good product for people to get. kathleen sebelius doesn't like code. she was not our it person. she would be the first to admit that if we had to do it all over again, there would have been a whole lot more questions asked in terms of how this thing is working. my priority right now is to get it fixed. ultimately -- >> she is still the right person? >> ultimately the buck stops with me. i'm the president and this is my team. if it's not working it's my job to get it fixed. >> a lot more and other issues throughout the hour. i have to sneak in a break, but they would allow plans that existed on the individual market as of this year to stay in effect through 2014. he responded to the president in the following statement. an apology is certainly an order, but what americans want to hear is that the president will keep his promise. the president is sincerely sorry he misled the american people, the least he can do is s
FOX News
Nov 10, 2013 10:00am PST
what some saw as a less than ringing endorsement of kathleen sebelius, saying she isn't to blame because she's not an i.t. person. with us now, former white house deputy chief of staff to president george w. bush and fnc contributor karl rove, and columnist for "the daily beast" and fnc contributor kirsten powers. welcome to you both. kirsten, i'll start with you. do you think that the president's made enough of an apology at this point to express that he feels what people are going through and takes in some way responsibility for telling them they could keep their plans when we know the administration knew to some extent they wouldn't be able to? >> yeah, i mean, i think it is an apology. maybe people want a little more self-flagellation or something, but he definitely did apologize. it was a little too late, i would say, after they had, you know, come out day after day kind of acting annoyed a bit that people were complaining about this and a little put out. and then i think they realized that it was getting out of control and they were going to have to do something. so, the ne
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 10:00am PST
work together. >> round two, hhs secretary kathleen sebelius is back on capitol hill tampering expectations, admitting the tech team faces an uphill battle to meet its end of the month deadline to fix the health care site. but the problems go beyond the glitches. the president's broken promise if you like your plan, you can keep it, continues to haunt the white house. >> i'd just like to ask you a simple true or false question. is that statement on the white house website true or is it false? >> sir, i think the statement is -- >> is it true or is it false? >>> and good day, everyone. i'm kristen welker in for andrea mitchell. both republicans and democrats woke up this morning with a win to brag about, but what do the victories by chris christie and terry mcauliffe mean for political battles around the corner? joining me now for our daily fix, chris cillizza and "washington post" editorial columnist ruth marcus. thanks to all of you for being here this afternoon. chris, i want to start with you with the big takeaways. you had chris christie, mcauliffe winning last night. what
MSNBC
Nov 6, 2013 1:00pm PST
, kathleen sebelius today on capitol hill. >> we know that lying to congress is a crime. but unfortunately, lying to the american people is not. >> oh, no, i'm sorry. that was senator cornyn calling the president a liar. the senator had exactly nothing to say about covering the uninsured in his state, which is pretty much the republican position nationwide. take virginia tea partier extraordinaire ken cuccinelli who branded his strident race as a referendum on the affordable care act. >> tonight you sent a message to the president of the united states that you believe that virginia understands that obama care is a failure and that you want to be in charge of your health care and not the government. >> right. supporters of the kuch sent that message somehow through his loss last night to democrat, terry mcauliffe. to be fair, it was a tighter race than anticipated. mcauliffe winning by just two-and-a-half points after being up six in a quinnipiac poll monday. if health care was a part of that tightening gap, cuccinelli can blame his own far right ideology for his loss. according to exit pol
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 10:00pm PST
confidence in kathleen sebelius? >> i think she under tremendous ly difficult circumstances over the last 4 1/2 years has done a great job in setting up the insurance markets so there is a good product out there for people to get. kathleen sebelius doesn't write code, she wasn't our i.t. person. i think she would be the first to admit that if we had to do it all over again that there would have been a whole lot more questions that were asked in terms of how this thing is working. but my priority right now is to get it fixed. and -- you know ultimately. >> is she still the right person to do. >> buck stops with me. it's my team. >> alex wagner, joy reid, and steve, here to analyze what the president had to say about health care. later for the first time we hear president obama talk about whether or not he wanted to drop joe biden as his runningmate in favor of hillary clinton? lamb to the slaughter. mom's baked cookies but he'll be lucky to make it inside. and here's the play. oh, dad did not see this coming. [ crowd cheering ] now if kevin can just seize the opportunity. he's seen it. it's al
FOX News
Nov 1, 2013 2:00am PDT
such as spongebob and winter shapes. the natural color will kathleen sebelius in the hot seat for the shaky roll out of obama care. new report there has been misuse. diane macedo joins usith more. >> two newly released reports from federal watchdogs show over the course of two years they paid benefits to illegal immigrants and dead people. according to the reports of the inspector general from 2009 to 2011 they paid 23 million for services for dead patients and 29 million for prescription drug benefits for illegal immigrants. none of those groups are actually eligible for the benefits. but the reports say more than 4,000 illegal immigrants are able to make drug benefit claims because they don't have controls in place for those kinds of applications like it does for traditional medicare claims. as for the 24,000 dead people that made benefits there are safeguards to prevent that from happening. >> they agreed with the ig's recommendation to improve the safeguards against paying deceased beneficiaries. the other bright spot here is the ig report does say that the nearly $51 million in total and proper
CNBC
Nov 20, 2013 7:00pm EST
website has yet to be ruled. two-week crunch period. does that mean well? >> kathleen sebelius is the former president of national association of insurance commissioners. i keep -- you're not going to invite me to this program anymore because i keep asking the same question. who is advising this president when it comes to how the insurance markets work? i don't get these guys. >> join the crowd. i get that, too. no quarterback. brad, let me go to you, congressman. yesterday we had these revelations from mr. chow, from the hhs. he says 30 to 40% of the website is not brok is not built. specifically the back payments and the purchasing. my question is even if you got renewals, bob says you have to get it in by the first half of december, how are they going to work this through if you can't pay for it and connect the website to the insurance company? that's the part i don't get. >> that's the big question, right? we can't turn back time and wish it was another day before this all started taking place. people are prepared for this for three years at least on the provider end and pe
FOX News
Nov 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
. >> and this week the head of hhs, kathleen sebelius testifies once again on capitol hill on wednesday. >> did i hear that correctly, he said we have a couple years to get this up and running correctly, and people are getting cancelation notices from their health care providers right now? >> that's right. the government said they want to get it working properly by the end of november as well. >> thank you. >>> a triumph return for the new york city marathon. there was much at stake this time around with the cancelation of last year's race due to super storm sandy and the deadly bombings at the boston marathon a few months ago. it was a double win for kenya. one successfully defended his title, and then another kenyan for the women. they both finished the course in just under 2 1/2 hours. the police covered every each of the winding course. and bomb-sniffing dogs covered the city streets. >> it was a picture perfect and cold day as a record over 50,000 runners participated in this year's new york city marathon stretching 26.2 miles through statten i will through the burrows. we are standing ten b
FOX News
Nov 8, 2013 3:00am PST
the president if he had confidence in kathleen sebelius and the president had an answer, but he did not answer mr. tood's question. >> i think he said i think she would be the first to admit if we had to do it all over again she would be the first one to ask how things are working. >> he did not answer whether he has confidence for kathleen sebelius who has taken responsibility for the stinkin' website but with this particular catastrophe, with the computers -- >> if i thought my signature plan was rolling out, i wouldn't be golfing the sunday before. i would just sit there and go can we run through a test run here before i get on my polo shirt and go outside. >> the past isn't looking good for anybody, including the president. i >>heather: at this point for the benefit of those -- >> i hope for the benefit of those like bill elliott and those in danger of losing their policy something is done. still on the site as of this morning, i'm not sure if this was put on there again to say we are keeping it. this type we -- this time we are going to keep our promise. if you like your plan, you can kee
FOX News
Nov 10, 2013 2:00am PST
to be on this plan and put his epitire fan and kathleen sebelius and congress. they want out of obama care, while they insist i get it, they don't want to seem selfish and put themselves on it, but i found things to love about obama care after all. no kidding, you know what, i found out under obama care, i am going to have dental coverage for children. i saw this spot by delta dental from virginia. >> okay, okay. >> great, great. weather where would you like the baby car seat. >> no, i don't have kids. >> it doesn't matter the government said you have to buy it. >> where should i put. it >> smile, smile. >> yeah, you know the fact that my own children are grown and on theiron and have their own children is immaterial. i am man dated to carry dental insurance for the children we don't have. and while you think that is unnecessary, i found out under obama care, i also have maternitiy benefits. yes, (applause) it is man dated and so i am going to have it whether i ask for it or not. some people complain the government forcing me to buy something i can't or don't need much i am a glass half full. i s
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 6:00am PST
to go away until there is proof it is up and running smoothly by november 30th. kathleen sebelius was grilled and rejected by partisan call postpone part of the law. >> delaying the affordable care act would not delay people's cancer or diabetes or parkinson's. delay is not an option. people's lives depend on this. >> tonight miss this. sebelius got uniquely rough treatment from three republicans, all of whom are either facing primary challenges or are worried about a primary challenge in 2014. taking heat for the president's promise if you like your health care plan, you can keep it. >> is that statement on the white house website true or is it false? >> sir, i think the statement is. >> is it true or false. this is a false statement made to the american people that this administration is consistently doubled down on and repeated time and time again and the only thing i can conclude is that it's impossible to do something in this administration that gets you fired. >> the wyoming senator faces a challenge from liz cheney and had these tough words for sebelius. >> henry ford said
FOX News
Nov 29, 2013 3:00am PST
neat to look at. >> aides to hhs secretary kathleen sebelius confirmed on wednesday that the web site won't be ready to handle small businesses' purchases of health insurance for their employees until this time next year, prompting this response from republican national committee chairman. with each passing day, it's clear how much worse obamacare is than a web site full of glitches. yet again the administration has made a wholesale change to their signature piece of legislation because of the disastrous impact it is having on americans. it's time we stop delays pieces of obamacare, he concluded, and scrap it and start over with common sense reforms. uninsured individuals who want to avoid paying that fine must purchase their health coverage by march 31. back to you in new york. >> thank you, james rosen, from d.c. >> thanks. >>> as the deadline approaches, we've seen a couple of closed door meetings taking place with democrats who are concerned certainly about their reelection and want to go find out from the administration what exact israeli going to happen. we know vice president b
MSNBC
Nov 29, 2013 10:00am PST
they are making that point. interestingly just today, hhs secretary kathleen sebelius post add blog, some shopping tips, if you will, for folks who want to purchase health insurance. the first tip is shop healthcare.gov during off peak hours during mornings, nights, weekends. she goes on to say have your in come and tax information ready when you log on. if you need to talk to someone, use the call center. they provide the number there. usualing people to logon on off peak hours really underscores the point this is still a work in progress. they say tech experts working 24/7 to have this site functioning smoothly by this weekend. i've been speaking to some folks, tech experts who say, look, it's not just about being able to support 50,000 people at one time, it's making sure those people can enroll quickly and without experiencing too many error messages. what would success look like for the administration ? well, by monday i hope officials hope stories will come out of people getting on and able to enroll and aren't met with a number of antidotes about people experiencing more error messages. a l
CNN
Nov 3, 2013 3:00am PST
by the end of the month, and in the meantime you can apply the old-fashioned way, by phone. k kathleen sebelius is coming back in front of the senate finance committee. she got a surprise gift. the texas state tennessee handed her a copy of the book "websites for dummies." >>> be sure and look outside at sunrise, because a partial solar eclipse will be visible in some states and it's expected to last less than two minutes. the moon's shadow will make the sun look like a half moon or three quarter moon, so don't look directly at the sun, obviously, and the safest way to view a solar eclipse is through one side of a bough knocka hrurz or telescope. >>> and there were headlines saying he is through playing black characters, noting it has not had a black cast member since 2007. >> so carry washington, of course, a female black actress guest hosted the show last night. >> so sorry to interrupt, oprah winfrey has arrived and would like to pop in and say hello. >> that's wonderful. >> what a nice surprise? >> don't you think you should go and get changed? >> why? >> so oprah can come in? >> o
FOX News
Oct 31, 2013 5:00pm PDT
, everybody. >> guess what i'm dressing up as, guess what? >> who? >> kathleen sebelius. >> is that right? >> i got the grim reaper kind of thing going. i got the gray wig. it's going it look great. >> take some pictures. we will share them next week in the neighborhood. >> laura ingraham. great letters tonight. some of you very teed off. then ms. megyn kelly on another school district trying to ban christmas songs for the kids. why are they doing that? we hope you stay tuned to those reports. road closed? there's a guy... excuse me? glacier point? follow me! ♪ follow me! keep up, kp up, keep up. ♪ look he's right there! follow me! ♪ wow! crtal falls? follow me! [ male announcer ] the nissan pathfinde nissan. innovation that excites. ♪ see who does good work and compare costs. it doesn't usually work that way with health care. but with unitedhealthcare, i get information on quality rated doctors, treatment options and estimates for how much i'll pay. that helps me, and my guys, make better decisions. i don't like guesses with my business, and definitely not with our health. innova
FOX News
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
kathleen sebelius for more. good to see you tonight. as the president was out there with the 800 number he knew that basically was just another way of sending people to the website ultimately. >> it's a facade. it's one of several facades, megyn. the president already has a nobel prize for peace. i think he's shooting for one in fiction to send people to the mail instead of the website when you know you are going in exactly the same queue is to create an appearance that everything is going swimmingly when you know otherwise. >> why can't there be honesty? we picked it up with marc. why can't he say, i didn't tell the truth or broke a promise. i broke a critical promise and millions of american peoples are hurting because of it. this is what i will do. we don't have that. what i said. this is what he said. what we have said was if you had a policy that didn't change. that's not what he said. now the thing about, oh, you can just call the 800 number. that just directs people back to the website. >> i could have sworn he said "period" at the end and now he's addededed a lengthy footnote. if a
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2013 4:00am PDT
, how is this playing out, juana? >> kathleen sebelius testifying on capitol hill about rollouts, problems. i look forward to seeing just how have they press it. more congressional hearings certainly to come. a lot of theory on this straight ahead. >> i was up in pennsylvania yesterday with matt cartwright talking to voters about it. he shared a lot of information and honesty with them. it seemed to work. fewer showed up who said, i learned a few things. i may not like the law but i appreciate that he showed up and explained some is things. maybe it shows public support at least in those areas of the countriment they will spend the week attack it as well. >> we had a pretty lengthy conversation as well. so i agree. juana and ed, thanks so much. >> take care. >>> frightening video shot by tmz. authorities say a gunman opened fire at a security checkpoint. miguel almagare has the latest. >> we know the suspect has been identified as 23-year-old paul ciancia. he entered inside terminal 3 behind me and opened fire, killing a tsa agent, injuring at least seven others, before he himsel
MSNBC
Nov 5, 2013 8:00am PST
. it was a week ago she was grilled at a house hearing prior to kathleen sebelius, who is the health and human services secretary. joining me live is republican congressman robert pitten jer. he's been calling it a national disaster of the also joining us, tom scully who served as cms administrator under president george w. bush. he's a republican working who's been promoting the health care law, and seies it as a potentia gold mine that could make some people very rich. congressman, you were not in favor of the government shutdown over the aca or defunding the law. why do you see the health care now as such a disaster or what do you see that can be done to enhance it to make it work properly? >> well, thanks, thomas. yes, i had voted 15 times to defund or replace, reform the health care law. however, i just felt the strategy that was being advocated to shut down the government was not going to be fruitful. as it turned out, as i anticipated, it only had 14 votes in the senate to go along with that strategy that would require a shutdown of the government. that didn't seem to be very politicall
MSNBC
Nov 7, 2013 8:00am PST
, senators got their chance to question health and human services secretary kathleen sebelius. meanwhile, the president flew to texas where he called out the state's lawmakers for not taking full advantage of the affordable care act. >> one of the things that sometimes gets me a little trust rated although i understand it because i'm in politics is folks who are complaining about how the website's not working and why isn't obama fixing this and all of these people are uninsured and let, they're leaving a million people right now without health insurance that they could immediately fix. there's not a lot of logic. >> republican congressman from texas, michael burgess sits on the house energy and commerce committee. congressman, good to see you. >> good morning, craig. >> while they may not all live in your district, what do you say to the president's criticism that by not opting to expand medicaid, at least, not opting to expand medicaid 1 million people who could have insurance in texas, do not. >> let's get a couple of things out there first. medicaid will continue to exist in texas as
MSNBC
Nov 3, 2013 5:00am PST
.com/thankyoucards >>> there are plenty of people who believe the grilling that health and human services kathleen sebelius received this week on capitol hill about the botched rollout of the healthcare.gov website, plenty of people believe that was nothing compared to the drubbing she received in a less normal setting. >> we'll do a challenge. i'm going to try and download every movie ever made and you are going to try to sign up for obama care and we'll see which happens first. >> okay. >> the nightly whipping the new health care law is receiving on comedy central is more than a set of embarrassing punchlines for the administration. good chunk of the young audience is exactly the demographic the obama administration needs to ebb roll if the law is going to succeed. good political satire isn't just funny or entertaining, it is also subversive. that subversive quality has another government questioning whether a man many call the jon stewart of egypt should be allowed to stay on the air. bassem youssef came to international prominence last year with his own weekly skewering of his country's new leader, mohamed mors
CNN
Nov 6, 2013 2:00pm PST
of this happened as kathleen sebelius was hammered against during a congressional hearing where republicans accused the white house of dishonesty. if you like your plan, you can keep it. some of that frustration was bipartisan, as max back us also chimed in that the administration has not been playing it straight. >> when we asked for updates on the marketplace, the responses we got were totally unsatisfactory. at multiple times we heard that everything was on track. we now know that was not the case. >> this is a dishonesty. you've been misleading the american people and the president has. i would much rather you say yeah, we were wrong, yeah, we didn't tell the truth. >> reporter: another embarrassing refusal indication that when sell beal yesterday acknowledged that hhs is not doing background checks on. here's how that exchanged played out. >> so a convicted felon could be a navigator and could acquire sensitive personality information from an individual unbeknownst to them? >> that is possible. >> reporter: now secretary sebelius predicted that due to all the problems, the administration's rol
FOX News
Nov 4, 2013 3:00am PST
are -- >> they stink! >> and kathleen sebelius said the numbers are not reliable, et cetera. i think you're going to get to a point where six the first day is going to just be the tip of the iceberg because by the i'm you get to november 15, they can't be that substantial, otherwise we would have heard them already. >> you're probably right. i think it was in the "washington post" over the weekend where they had this story, they rolled out the story that said essentially behind the scenes for a long time, the president's advisors were saying, okay. should we just say if you like your plan, you can keep your plan or should we add some caveats? it sounds like the political people won the day. let's keep it simple. but now they're going, yeah, we talked about it. we decided just say that. it doesn't affect that many people. >> yeah. this is why this story is probably -- has a lot of legs beyond a few days, even a couple of weeks. obviously it affects so many people, but we're getting these drips of information out from internal memos and internal discussions. and that's one of them. today learning t
MSNBC
Nov 2, 2013 9:00am PDT
who issued that subpoena for kathleen sebelius. >> that's right. >> she already testified wednesday. what's he hoping to get now? >> he wants more documents. house oversight and government reform committee is one panel led by republicans among many that has been grilling hhs and hoping to get a load of documents that describe even just the first days of meetings about how many people had enrolled. they're really drilling down and hoping to get a level of detail. they feel hhs has not been spoonsive quickly enough. hhs says say they were impacted by the government shutdown and many of these who initial document requests happened when staff was on furlough. issa took this big step and decided to issue a subpoena. >> okay. elise vee beck and perry bacon junior, thank you both. >>> tact and fiction. the myths and truths about obama care. that's ahead. ♪ [ chicken caws ] [ male announcer ] when your favorite food starts a fight, fight back fast with tums. heartburn relief that neutralizes acid on contact and goes to work in seconds. ♪ tum, tum tum tum tums! they always have. they alw
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